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Dish: C.55-1992

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain dish painted in polychrome enamels.

Soft-paste porcelain dish, moulded and painted in polychrome enamel colours. Oval, moulded with vine stock and leaves, honeycomb and arcaded basketwork. The honeycomb moulded is decorated with yellow ground colour, the arcading is painted with floral sprays and sprigs, and the vine stock and twigs are coloured naturalistically; in the middle, there are three floral sprigs.

Notes

History note: Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham; Dr Statham died 1967; Mrs Statham died 1970; their daughter, Miss Beryl Statham by whom lent anonymously in 1970. Bequeathed by Miss Statham, 1990, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Miss Statham, accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.8 cm
Length: 29.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (1990) by H.M. Government

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1765

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( polychrome)

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Steatitic soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in polychrome enamel colours
Glazing (coating)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.55-1992
Primary reference Number: 37247
Old object number: Statham Loan 23-1970
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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